Highland Village is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,537 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Highland Village is the 168th largest community in Texas.
Highland Village home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Highland Village real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Highland Village is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Highland Village is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Highland Village who work in management occupations (23.45%), sales jobs (13.28%), and office and administrative support (10.16%).
Also of interest is that Highland Village has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.77% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Highland Village is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Highland Village a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Highland Village has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Highland Village’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Highland Village is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Highland Village, the average commute to work is 31.93 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, Highland Village is a pretty powerful place. 57.75% of the adults in Highland Village have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Highland Village in 2010 was $56,018, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $224,072 for a family of four.
Highland Village is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Highland Village home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Highland Village residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Highland Village include German, English, Irish, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Highland Village is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.